All teams have down games, even in the playoffs. In Game 3 of the Indiana Pacers-Atlanta Hawks first-round series, the Pacers struggled mightily on both ends of the floor throughout the game. They ended up losing the game by 21 points, while scoring a playoff-low 69 points in the contest. This included a 30-point first half where the Pacers missed 32 of their 42 shots and allowed the Hawks to register 54 points against one of the best defenses in the league.
This slideshow will evaluate the areas of the game that hurt the Pacers and why they ended up having one of their worst playoff games in history.